Curfew extended through Sunday; officer struck in apparent hit-and-run; more

039;Enough is enough:' De Blasio on protesters breaking NYC curfew

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A police officer in Sarasota, Florida, was placed on leave on Tuesday after video surfaced showing the officer kneeling on a man's back and neck during an arrest in May.

When asked about the letter during his press briefing on Thursday, de Blasio said: "We are dealing with a crisis right here and trying to balance all the factors ... we are going to see ourselves get to a better and more peaceful city".

The move by prosecutors punctuated an unprecedented week in modern American history, in which largely peaceful protests took place in communities of all sizes but were rocked by bouts of violence, including deadly attacks on officers, rampant thefts and arson in some places. The mayor called for an entire separate investigation into the NYPD ramming of protestors.

De Blasio responded, saying: "We do not need the National Guard to come into New York City". New York City extended an 8 p.m. curfew all week as officials struggled Tuesday to stanch destruction and growing complaints that the nation's biggest city was reeling out of control night by night.

NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio on Sunday called for two city representatives to conduct an independent review of actions on both sides of the protests that have violently erupted in the aftermath of the brutal slaying of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

On Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, hundreds of people filled the street from curb to curb, marching past famous landmarks of the film center.

"It feels like it's just been an endless cascade of hashtags of black people dying, and it feels like nothing's really being done by our political leaders to actually enact real change", said Christine Ohenzuwa, 19, who attended a peaceful protest at the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul.

Protests were also held in other cities around the country, including Washington D.C., Oakland, Chicago, Miami, Tampa and Orlando.

"His life had value, and we will seek justice", said Ellison, who cautioned that winning convictions would be hard and said that public pressure had no bearing on his decisions.

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"But it is to create a that the police have the ability to intercept them beforehand and prevent them from doing the sorts of activities that we obviously all are opposed to". "I don't have a lot to say because I can't get my words together right now, but I wanted everybody to know that this is what those officers took", Roxie, pointing at her daughter. "Gianna does not have a father". While bad troubles have actually spread out around the nation like wildfire, New York City has actually been struck specifically poor, with Monahan claiming that he's "never seen anything like this".

Mr Floyd died after a white policeman pinned his neck under a knee for almost nine minutes in Minneapolis on May 25.

Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

All three injured officers were expected to recover. "We're going to continue that curfew for the remainder of this week, 8 pm each evening until 5 am the next morning", he said.

George Floyd died while in police custody in Minneapolis.

"America is not a battleground".

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Considered to be the worst ever civil unrest in the United States in decades, the violent protests have engulfed at least 140 cities across America in the days following the death of Floyd.

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